PACKET & TIMES FILE PHOTO Fire destroyed the Port of Orillia building Dec. 17, 2014.

$10M port price floated

When the Port of Orillia was torched in December 2014, city council probably didn’t think its replacement could carry a price tag north of $10 million

With Steve Loftus of Innovative Automation Inc., at their side, the parents of Emily Belchos unveil the portrait of their daughter was inducted into the Barrie Sports Hall of Fame on Wednesday night. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Called to the hall

The 2015 Barrie Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony and awards banquet was held Wednesday night at the Royal Canadian Legion in Barrie. International Insurance announced a $400,000 donation to help expand Georgian College’s international centre at a reception for international students. From left to right, Venezuelan student Tatiana Urdaneta; Tom McBride, Chair, Georgian College Board of Governors; Sharon Segal; Keith Segal, President and Founder, International Insurance; MaryLynn West-Moynes, Georgian College President and CEO; Mike Stollery, Chair, Georigan College Power of Education Campaign Cabinet; and Leslie Palson, Dean, International Education and Development. SUBMITTED

400,000 reasons

(SUBMITTED) - Georgian College has received a $400,000 donation to expand the international centre at its Barrie campus.

Niagara IceDogs forward Brendan Perlini and Barrie Colts forward Julius Nattinen battle for the puck in Ontario Hockey League action at the Meridian Centre in St. Catharines in this recent file photo. The IceDogs defeated the Colts, 5-1, on Thursday night. Perlini had the hat trick while Nattinen replied with the lone Colts goal. JULIE JOCSAK/POSTMEDIA NETWORK FILE PHOTO

IceDogs gnaw on Colts

Niagara IceDogs coach/general manager Marty Williamson had a hunch and it paid off in a big way Thursday night at the Meridian Centre.

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